Son Heung-min, Kane Score Twice as Spurs Beat K-League All-Stars

      July 14, 2022 10:38

      English Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur beat the K-League All-Stars team 6-3 in a friendly match in Seoul on Wednesday.
      The first half ended in a 1-1 draw with Tottenham defender Eric Dier scoring the first goal, followed by a heading shot by Cho Gue-sung of Gimcheon FC. 
      Tottenham striker Harry Kane and forward Son Heung-min were brought on in the second half and scored twice each. They did not fail the fans, who packed the World Cup Stadium in the sold-out match in hopes of watching the EPL's best duo play in person. 
      Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur (left) reacts as his teammate Harry Kane scores a goal in a friendly against the K-League All-Stars in Seoul on Wednesday. /Yonhap
      Son and Kane are not only among the most prolific scorers in the EPL but also record holders for the most goal combinations, with 37.
      The spectators cheered enthusiastically -- and not only for the players. They roared whenever Tottenham manager Antonio Conte appeared on the big screen. Conte responded by clapping back and waving. "To play in front of 64,000 people despite it only being a friendly game was amazing… It's a privilege and an honor to stay in Korea and we are enjoying it a lot." 
      Earlier on Wednesday, there were concerns that torrential rains could cause the friendly match to be canceled. But the downpour subsided later in the day, permitting the game to go ahead, and cleared completely as soon as the game started. 
      All-Stars coach Kim Sang-sik said, "Although we didn't win, I'd like to thank the fans who filled the stadium in spite of the weather."  
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